Data Skeptic

Nirupam Gupta, a Computer Science Post Doctoral Researcher at EDFL University in Switzerland, joins us today to discuss his work “Byzantine Fault-Tolerance in Peer-to-Peer Distributed Gradient-Descent.”

 

Works Mentioned: 
https://arxiv.org/abs/2101.12316

Byzantine Fault-Tolerance in Peer-to-Peer Distributed Gradient-Descent
by Nirupam Gupta and Nitin H. Vaidya

 

Conference Details:

https://georgetown.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0sc-2grDwjEtfnLI0zPnN-GwkDvJdaOxXF

Direct download: fault-tolerant-distributed-gradient-descent.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:30am PST

Mikko Lauri, Post Doctoral researcher at the University of Hamburg, Germany, comes on the show today to discuss the work Information Gathering in Decentralized POMDPs by Policy Graph Improvements.

Follow Mikko: @mikko_lauri

Github https://laurimi.github.io/

Direct download: decentralized-information-gathering.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:30am PST

Balaji Arun, a PhD Student in the Systems of Software Research Group at Virginia Tech, joins us today to discuss his research of distributed systems through the paper “Taming the Contention in Consensus-based Distributed Systems.” 

Works Mentioned
“Taming the Contention in Consensus-based Distributed Systems” 
by Balaji Arun, Sebastiano Peluso, Roberto Palmieri, Giuliano Losa, and Binoy Ravindran
https://www.ssrg.ece.vt.edu/papers/tdsc20-author-version.pdf

“Fast Paxos”
by Leslie Lamport 
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00446-006-0005-x

Direct download: leaderless-consensus.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:47am PST

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